Southwestern Deserts

February, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden



Lavender is a wonderful aromatic plant for the low desert, either in the herb garden or in the landscape. Feathery foliage is usually a silvery-gray or greenish-gray. Intense lavender-blue flower stalks contrast nicely with the foliage and wave to and...
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Web Finds

Native Plant Organizations Native plants are wonderful in the landscape because they are well-adapted to local conditions,...

Favorite or New Plant

Blanket Flower Blanket flower (Gaillardia) is a colorful wildflower that is easy to grow from seed and self-sows...
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Regional Reminders

  • Fertilize Landscape Plants
  • Transplant Warm-Season Vegetables
  • Pull Weeds!
  • Fertilize Roses
  • Finish Pruning Chores

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